Tag: type 2 diabetes

New Study says Stevia May Help Control Blood Sugar Levels

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Stevia is a natural, no-calorie sweetener that many have chosen as a replacement to the harmful but commonly consumed white sugar. This alternative sweetener is particularly popular among individuals with diabetes, as their need to control their blood sugar intake and maintenance is much higher. Researchers have now found that this sweetener may actually help…


National Diabetes Awareness Month

More than 29 million people in the United States have diabetes and 1 out of 4 of them have no idea.[1] In honor of National Diabetes Month this November, InVite® Health is urging you to take some time to understand the risk factors and preventative measures of this disease. Diabetes is a vicious and life-threatening…


The Top Seven Myths About Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes affects 29.1 million people in the United States, which equals 9% of the entire U.S. population. While Type 2 diabetes makes up about 95% of that number, many people still do not fully understand how it works. Here are the top seven myths about Type 2 diabetes. Sugar Many people automatically think sugar is…


New Study: The Link Between Diabetes and Memory

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Ninety-five percent of diabetes cases in adults are type 2 diabetes. Though several studies have shown that a healthy diet and regular physical activity can prevent diabetes all together, only a small amount of studies have been performed on the link between type 2 diabetes and the effect it has on a person’s memory and…


Working Long Hours May Increase Your Risk of Diabetes

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A new study suggests that working long hours may contribute to your risk of developing Diabetes. The study, published September 24th in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, found an association between long work weeks and the disease – but the risk involves other factors as well, including the type of job. Researchers examined data from…